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Give Blood Give Life: Blood Drive November 16

2017-10-19T04:02:46+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: LTFS|Tags: |

Whenever there is a crisis, you hear about the need for blood donations! Please help our region to be prepared! Next Blood Drive hosted by Puget Sound ESD is November 16! Giving blood saves lives! The next blood drive at our Renton building will be Thursday, Nov. 16, 8:30-11:00am. Please sign up today!  If you've [...]

Congratulations 2017-18 Year One Emerging Leaders!

2017-10-16T19:30:27+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Emerging Leaders, LTFS, PSLA|

Please join us in congratulating the newest cohort of Emerging Leaders! April Bowen, Early Learning Caroline Clement, Equity in Education Cassandra O'Francia, Strategy, Evaluation & Learning Colette Dutton, Early Learning Dawn Patterson, Early Learning Debret Harrison, Early Learning Eduvina Reveles, Early Learning Ivory Carter, Early Learning Jenifer Leavens, Relife Jessica Dedrick, WCT/UP Jessica Monahan, LTFS [...]

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

2017-10-09T21:00:46+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Admin|

Every October, schools and organizations across the country join STOMP Out Bullying™ in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal: encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on all children of all ages. The Week of October 9th Make friends with someone you [...]

Email Tip: Have you checked your Clutter lately?

2017-10-09T20:46:07+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|

You can use Clutter to sort low-priority messages in Outlook Applies To: Outlook 2016 Outlook 2013 Office for business Office 365 Admin More... In Outlook 2016 for Windows, "Clutter" can help you filter low-priority email, saving time for your most important messages. If Clutter isn't for you, you can TURN IT OFF. The email server keeps track of the email you [...]

Popcorn Party

2017-10-19T04:05:25+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Admin|

The Communications Department invites all PSESD staff to join us for a popcorn party on Tuesday, October 31st. From 11:30 am - 1:30 pm we will be serving free popcorn. Photos from the popcorn party will be shared here on weare.psesd.org. We know that most people appreciate snacks - like popcorn - and far too [...]

PSESD Inclement Weather Plan – Are You Prepared?

2017-10-09T20:47:28+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR, Human Resources & Organizational Development|Tags: , , |

PSESD Inclement Weather Plan The Communications department is committed to trying to have inclement weather closure announcements posted by 6:00 a.m. The closure decision is made by the Deputy Superintendent. There are several ways you can find out if our office has closed due to inclement weather: Call our main number, 425 917-7600 or 1 [...]

All Staff Survey! Complete by 9/22 for a Prize Drawing!

2017-09-15T17:40:47+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: All Staff Events, Communications & PR|

Thank you for responding to this survey.  The survey is 5 short questions.  Your feedback is important for us to make these All Staff Meetings impactful to your work. Cabinet takes the feedback of staff seriously when planning future events. If you would like to be entered into a drawing for more Seahawks Office Supplies [...]

HELP Fill the ESD Pantries!

2017-10-09T20:10:54+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR|Tags: , , |

The food pantry at our Educare location is so successful, families rely heavily on it, so much so that we are expanding the program to include a pantry at Heritage Headstart locations; Seola and Greenbridge. HELP FILL UP THOSE PANTRIES! 37% of families at Educare reported that they worry about running out of food. 19% [...]

Dr. LaWonda Smith’s Visit to the last Race to the Top Summit

2017-09-18T19:57:01+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Race to the Top|Tags: , , , |

While on business in DC attending the last Race to the Top Summit, we had a surprise guest, U. S. Secretary of Education, Ms. Betsy DeVos, who I captured on film with leaders from the New Haven Unified School District. I also had an opportunity to visit the National Museum of African American History and [...]

Join Communications & CORElabroateWA Teachers at EdCamp #WATeachLead

2017-08-30T21:27:30+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Communications & PR, LTFS|Tags: , , , |

The first EdCamp #WATeachLead will be held Saturday, September 23 at Puget Sound Educational Service District in Renton from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. What is edCamp#WATeachLead ? edCamp #WATeachLead is a biannual unconference for educators all over Washington State. Hosted by the teacher leader cadre of CORElaborateWA.org, this is the first edCamp the bloggers and tweeters are hosting as a model for regional collaboration [...]